Michael Owen Net Worth in 2022
In 2022, Michael Owen's net worth is estimated at around $50 million according to We All Follow United.
He founded the Manor House Stables, 160 acres horse racing training establishment located in Cheshire that was concerned from a cattle barn by him and his wife in 2007.
The former football player also owns Michael Owen Management, a company involved in managing footballer's careers and focused on young players, with $205,238 in the capital as of June 2020.
Since 2014, Owen is a football commentator for the television network BT Sports. His source of income is also from endorsements and social media platforms like Instagram, and Twitter.
The 42 years old pundit has a huge number of followers on Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 269k followers on Instagram and 3.7 Million followers on Twitter.
Michael Owen's Salary and Endorsement
The salary of Michael Owen is 1.3 million GBP. He has been an ambassador of Swiss watchmaker Tissot since 1998 while the Englishman also has a running contract with car manufacturer Jaguar
Owen also signed a personal endorsement deal in 2013 with soccer training center operators Soccer World to encourage young players to join the sport.
Michael Owen has also released three books, namely Michael Owen in Person (2000), Michael Owen: Off the Record my Autobiography (2014), and Reboot: My Life, My Time (2019).
Apart from this, Owen was previously featured in plenty of advertisements including Nestle Sporties and Persil.
The Englishman also appeared in the children's television drama show 'Hero to Zero' and in the British television program 'And They're Off '
Lastly, Owen was also one of the two cover athletes for Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) in the 2008 version of the video game.
Michael Owen Early Life
Owen is the fourth child of Jeanette and Terry Owen. His father is a former professional footballer and player for clubs such as Chester City and Everton.
The former football player was introduced to football at the age of seven by his father who soon saw Michael as the most promising athlete in the family.
A boyhood Everton fan, Owen attended Rector Drew Primary School in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales and by the age of ten, some of the nation's leading scouts were monitoring his progress.
At eight, Owen was selected for the Deeside Area Primary School's Under-11 team. At nine, he was captain and at ten he had smashed Ian Rush's 20-year record for the same team by scoring 97 goals in a single season, improving on Rush's record by 25 goals.
Since eight, Owen also broke Gray Speed's appearance record having played in all three seasons for the 11-year-olds. He turned out for the youth team of Mold Alexandra, playing with the under-10s at the age of eight after a local physical education teacher, Howard Roberts, persuaded the league to allow an underage player.
On the debut for Mold Alexandra, Owen scored a 2-0 victory over local rivals Bagillt. He went on to score 34 goals in 24 games in his first season with Mold Alexandra.
After leaving Deeside, Owen attended Hawarden High School, where he also played for the school team.
Michael Owen International Career
Michael Owen first began his career with England at the 1998 World Cup as an 18- year-old, becoming the nation's youngest player at the World Cup.
He also became the youngest goalscorer in that tournament when he scored against Romania.
The 2000 UEFA Euros saw Owen and got him selected for the Three Lions, but only scored once in the three group stage matches, and the team did not make it past that round.
In 2002, Owen took over the mantle of spearheading England's strike force, but the Englishman only scored twice in the tournament as the Three Lions lost to Brazil in the quarter-final.
The 2004 Euros & 2006 World Cup followed a similar pattern where Owen failed to produce for the nation on the big stage. He eventually retired from international football in 2008, but Owen will always be known for his performance in the qualifying games, while he also the sixth-highest goalscorer in the country's history.